Many people know about the property celandine treat various diseases, but not everyone knows how to use it. For example, women do not always think that the celandine during pregnancy can affect their health and the health of their unborn child.
Celandine can be found anywhere. It can break through the asphalt at the borders, growing in parks and squares, as well as on the garden beds - like a weed. Gardeners vypalyvaya this plant in their fields, sometimes do not even know what useful properties has this amazing plant.
Celandine is a spreading shrub, which can grow to a height of one meter. Its flowers are pale yellow color are collected in inflorescence umbrella. Celandine can be recognized by its peculiar juice bright yellow or pale orange color and odor. This juice can be seen fracture stem or leaf of a plant.
The chemical composition of celandine
In order to understand what is so useful for a particular plant, you need to look at its chemical composition. The composition includes about twenty Chelidonium alkaloids, various essential oils, to a large concentration of vitamins A and C, a plurality of acids (succinic acid, citric acid, malic acid), as well as biologically active substances, such as flavonoids and saponins.
Alkaloid homochelidonine has aphrodisiac properties, chelidonine is a natural antispasmodic and anesthetic, but he also has a calming effect on the body, normalizes blood pressure and heart rate. Protopine same holds in a state of smooth muscle tone.
In turn, flavonoids - antioxidants is linking free radicals and protect cells from their harmful oxidation. Also, these substances have a very strong anti-inflammatory effect, is not allowed to develop allergic reactions, stop the development of certain tumors. Saponins also have a strong expectorant and diuretic effect.
What diseases can be cured with the help of celandine?
The range of application of celandine
The use of celandine - a wide range of actions
in the treatment of diseases it is quite impressive. Not only plant that can boast such a wide application. Of course, the most well-known properties of celandine to treat skin diseases. It is used in the treatment of fungus and calluses, psoriasis and scabies, lichen and pimples, boils, acne and warts. It is because of frequent use in the removal of warts, greater celandine, and the people got its second name - nipplewort.
At the same time treat celandine, and more serious diseases: gastritis, and some diseases of the stomach and bladder, leukemia, inflammation of the kidneys and urinary tract infections, sinusitis, tonsillitis, rheumatism, gout. Very good celandine has established itself in the treatment of intestinal polyps. It can also be used in the treatment of sore throats, allergies, nervousness, rhinitis, sexually transmitted diseases, hypertension. Celandine is most effective early in the disease, often even use it for prevention.
I think sometimes that if celandine - the natural means, he should bring only benefit. This is not quite true. It must be remembered that the majority of known poisons are of vegetable origin. And just celandine is a poisonous plant. Therefore celandine used to be very careful and fine tuned dosages. Besides it is necessary to take into account all the features of the body, but here you can not do without the advice of a qualified professional.
Celandine and pregnancy
Can I take celandine
Celandine - a means-tested over the centuries
before pregnancy? The use of celandine is strictly contraindicated in a number of diseases: angina, epilepsy (celandine can cause seizures), certain nerve diseases (stimulates the nervous system), bronchial asthma. If the non-pregnant women are no data of the disease, the correct treatment of celandine
Treatment of celandine - for help to nature
it does not hurt. Moreover, doctors often recommended before pregnancy drink infusion or decoction of celandine. He has a choleretic effect, it contains vitamins and antioxidants. A cleansing of the body and the normalization of its work beneficial to health. After all, the stronger the health of the expectant mother, the greater the likelihood of carrying a healthy fetus.
Apply celandine is harmful to a pregnant woman or still not? There are many forms of release celandine. And the application may be internal or external. Definitely we can say that the infusion of celandine
Infusion of celandine: use requires caution
completely contraindicated during pregnancy. Broth celandine during pregnancy also can not eat. Any use of celandine inside, even in small doses, may be detrimental to child bearing.
The question is, how does celandine pregnancy occurs in many. The risk for pregnant celandine is an alkaloid protopine. He is able to act on the autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for the smooth muscles. That is, getting into the body of a pregnant woman, protopine effect on the smooth muscles of the uterus, causing its reduction. And this, in turn, is fraught with miscarriage. This suggests that celandine and pregnancy are incompatible.
Skin diseases in pregnancy
But it's all about the domestic application. And what about the outside? After all, due to the body's hormonal changes during pregnancy often pimples and warts. Celandine warts during pregnancy also categorically unacceptable. Generally, pregnancy does not try to remove warts, unless the wart is in place are often traumatized. Celandine acne during pregnancy is also not applicable.
At the pharmacy you can find another kind of dosage forms - Mountain celandine. It includes, apart from the extracts of celandine are other plants. Still, the main component - is the juice of celandine, albeit in smaller numbers. Therefore Mountain celandine during pregnancy, as well as other drugs celandine is also contraindicated.
So if you really really need to cure any disease of the skin during pregnancy, it is better not to use celandine, and other less dangerous means.